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MSC-62
ex-AMS-62


Adjutant served the Portugese Navy.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-62 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY; Completed 12 August 1953 and transferred to Portugal as Angra Do Heroismo (M 407); Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-62, 7 February 1955; Discarded in 1973. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 405 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 9'; Speed 14 kts; Complement 40; Armament two 20mm; Propulsion two 450 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.


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